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Welcome to the May Edition of Inbox Concierge! Please enjoy this list of carefully curated events and activities to take part in all month long. Please let me know if you attend any of the events below and what you thought of them. If you have an event(s) you would like to see us share for June, please let me know! Have a wonderful month and if you need any help with your real estate needs, I am here to help.

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SoHo

Superfine! Art Fair
Superfine! believes that buying art should be simple and accessible. Experience it for yourself as you learn about artworks from their creators in an unpretentious setting (and add to, or start, your own collection!).

Greenpoint

The Other Art Fair
Showcasing a handpicked selection of next-gen artwork and immersive installations from emerging artists, The Other Art Fair will take to the Brooklyn Expo Center for a four-day run.
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UWS

Ellington Through the Ages
Listen to the elegant and timeless music of Duke Ellington at this Lincoln Center concert led by Wynton Marsalis. From early hits to his swinging blues numbers, the repertoire will be eclectic yet unmistakably Ellington.
Tribeca

Down & Derby
Break out your bowties and most stylish hats for this derby-themed party, which will raise funds for MedShare, a humanitarian aid organization, as well as the Peter Cicchino Youth Project, which gives legal support to LGBTQ youth.
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Central Park East

Conservatory Garden Walk
Take a guided walk through Central Park’s Conservatory Garden to learn about the flowers and landscapes that make this area beautiful. Children will love the hands-on exploration and guided activities.
Harlem

Throw Pitchfork
Watch a play about the powerful yet humorous true story of four brothers as they struggle with the Jim Crow legacy of their father. This performance is part of the American Slavery Project play series.
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Flushing Meadows

Queens Taste
Eat and mingle at Queens Taste, the borough’s most delicious fundraiser. There will be 60 food vendors and hundreds of locals to network with as you try a range of delicious cuisines.
Hell’s Kitchen

NYC Independent Film Festival
Discover incredible works created by talented indie filmmakers from New York and around the world at the weeklong NYC Independent Film Festival.
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Boerum Hill

Black Velvet
In the multidisciplinary performance Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes, two bodies explore beauty, power, blackness, and love.
Flushing

Mandala Workshop
Experience the meditative practice of mandala-making as you paint, draw, and work with fellow participants to create a large mandala sculpture.
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The Bronx

Mother’s Day Garden Party
Celebrate the mothers in your life among the spectacular greenery and spring landscape of the Botanical Garden. Enjoy a picnic with live music, floral demonstrations, and tours.
UES

Chocolate Fest
Indulge in chocolates from around the world, watch demos on how chocolates are made, and learn to make some edible creations yourself at 92Y’s Chocolate Fest.
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UES

Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything
Experience the legacy of poet, musician, novelist, and global icon Leonard Cohen at this Jewish Museum exhibition.
Midtown West

Bill Charlap Trio
Hear Bill Charlap, one of the world’s premier jazz pianists, perform at Dizzy’s Club as he leads his Grammy-nominated Bill Charlap Trio.
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Central Park East

Play It Loud
What would rock and roll be without the electric guitar and amplifiers? See the instruments that have defined the genre and changed the course of music at this first-of-its-kind Met exhibition.
UWS

Spring Gala with Patti Lupone
Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning Patti Lupone will be at the New York Philharmonic’s Spring Gala, performing songs from her roles in Gypsy, Evita, Sweeney Todd, and more.

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UWS

Taste of the UWS
Taste the best of the Upper West at this neighborhood event, which features foods from 80 local chefs and attracts thousands each year.
Bed-Stuy

Co-op Live Block Party
Join in as the community comes together to celebrate Bed-Stuy with a one-day music festival and block party organized by The Co-op School.

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Sunset Park

Craft in Focus
Learn from the masters and get your hands dirty at Craft in Focus, a festival where master craftspeople share their art and hold workshops.
Williamsburg

A Conscious Kitchen
Find out how you can reduce your environmental impact by making changes in the kitchen at this Brooklyn Grange workshop.
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UWS

Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman
This New-York Historical Society exhibition explores the legacy of Augusta Savage, who was an artist, educator, activist, and Harlem Renaissance leader.
Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn: A New Home, A New Life See this enlightening exhibition, which features stories of Brooklynites throughout history, showing the many ways the borough has been shaped by immigrants.
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UES

The Source of Self-Regard
Critically acclaimed actors Phylicia Rashad and André Holland will perform a dramatic reading of Toni Morrison's The Source of Self-Regard.
Boerum Hill

Rwanda Reborn: The Remix
As part of DanceAfrica 2019, the Rwandan dance troupe Inganzo Ngari will perform in celebration of the country's rich culture and traditions.
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LES

LES Festival of the Arts
Enjoy a weekend filled with music, theater, dance, poetry, film, food, and more at the 23rd annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts.
Prospect Park

Smorgasburg
Warm weather in New York means there's no livelier place to be than Smorgasburg, the largest weekly open-air food market in the country.
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Long Island City

Simone Fattal: Works and Days
This MoMA PS1 exhibit features abstract and figurative ceramic sculptures, paintings, and collages by Lebanese-American artist Simone Fattal.
UWS

Under the Southern Cross
Journey to the Southern Hemisphere's skies at the Hayden Planetarium, where you will learn about constellations including the Southern Cross.
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Various Locations

World Science Festival
This weeklong festival brings science out of the lab and into the streets, parks, and performance venues of New York City through hands-on experiments and outdoor experiences.
Harlem

Twisted Melodies
Spend an evening at the Apollo Theater for this powerful one-man show based on the life of '70s soul singer and composer Donny Hathaway.
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UWS

Stonewall 50
Make sure to visit two new exhibitions and a special installation at the New-York Historical Society, all of which commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The exhibitions are titled: By the Force of Our Presence: Highlights from the Lesbian Herstory Archives and Letting Loose and Fighting Back: LGBTQ Nightlife Before and After Stonewall.
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